Welcome to The Herb Somm, your gourmet guide to the wonderful world of cannabis! My online guides are dedicated to culinary experiences, recipes and pairings, cannabis 101, CBD, and transformative life experiences that will help you discover your unique herbal palate.


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Your gourmet guide to the wonderful world of cannabis.


My mission is to recommend creative ways to experience herbal products safely through easy cooking, food and wine pairings, and wellness. Based in San Francisco, California, I collaborate with local chefs and cannabis/CBD brands who are at the forefront of the industry. Be adventurous. I invite you to tap into your senses to discover your herbal palate. 


The Ultimate Guide to CBD is now available for pre-order!
Pre-Order Bonus. Order before March 24, 2020, and you’ll receive additional BONUS RECIPES that you can start using today! Just send your proof of purchase to the following email address ultimateguideCBD@quarto.com and we’ll send you the bonus recipes. 



July 14, 2017

Bringing Sous Vide Cannabis Creations to San Francisco

(Photo by Patrick Wong)

Cooking with cannabis is one of the hottest trends in the herbal industry. Award winning chefs and talented edible producers are at the forefront of this exciting gourmet movement, and are cre...

June 16, 2017

Gourmet cannabis dining is quickly becoming one of the most popular events to attend in the industry. Now that recreational use laws have passed, new consumers are also beginning to enjoy these gourmet experiences that perfectly pair cannabis and cuisine.

If you are a n...

May 4, 2017

There's nothing better than adding soft, smooth butter to a recipe. The richness increases depth to the flavor and can bring delicious creaminess to a variety of foods. How about adding cannabis to that butter? Even better!

Throughout The Herb Somm guides, we use many r...

April 27, 2017

If you are new to cannabis, you are probably wondering “what the heck is this stuff”? Sativa, Indica, Hybrids, Cannabinoids, Terpenes? Where do I start?

Before you begin the journey through our gourmet guides, it’s important to understand what cannabis is and how this a...

April 27, 2017

A key ingredient to many of our recipes is using a gourmet CannaOil. As with olive oil, CannaOil is very versatile. It can be used to make salad dressings, sauces, pastas, sautés, baked goodies and much more.  

When preparing a CannaOil at home, we recommend using an ol...

April 25, 2017

Craving some southern comfort food? There's nothing better than home cooked jalapeno corn bread topped with cannabis honey butter. This incredible combination of sweet and spicy flavors will enliven your palate and make the perfect side dish to a wide array of entrees....

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